NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 vs AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT

Price now 6623$
Games supported 100%
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 1440 MHz
  • Max video memory 24 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT
Radeon RX 5950 XT
  • Interface PCIe 4.0 x16
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory 24 GB
  • Memory type GDDR6
  • Memory clock speed 14000 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Price now no data
Games supported 39%
Graphics card Graphics card NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 vs AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating16not rated
Value for money4.24no data
ArchitectureTuringRDNA 2.0
GPU code nameTU102Navi 21
Market segmentWorkstationDesktop
Release date13 August 2018 (3 years ago)no data
Launch price (MSRP)$6,299 no data
Price now$6623 (1.1x MSRP)no data
Value for money

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores46085120
Core clock speed1440 MHzno data
Boost clock speed1770 MHz1635 MHz
Number of transistors18,600 million21,000 million
Manufacturing process technology12 nm7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)260 Watt350 Watt
Texture fill rate509.8523.2

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 4.0 x16
Length267 mmno data
Supplementary power connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin2x 8-pin


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR6GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount24 GB24 GB
Memory bus width384 Bit384 Bit
Memory clock speed14000 MHz14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth672.0 GB/s672.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors4x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
HDMIno data+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 Ultimate (12_1)12.0 (12_1)
Shader Model6.5no data
OpenCL2.0no data
Vulkan1.2.131no data
CUDA7.5no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Pipelines / CUDA cores 4608 5120
Chip lithography 12 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 260 Watt 350 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000


AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT
AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT

We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that Quadro RTX 6000 is a workstation card while Radeon RX 5950 XT is a desktop one.

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Competitors of Quadro RTX 6000 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Quadro RTX 6000 from AMD is Radeon Pro W6800.

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Competitors of Radeon RX 5950 XT by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 5950 XT from NVIDIA is TITAN RTX.


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NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
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AMD Radeon RX 5950 XT
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